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Matchups Announced for American Athletic Conference / SEC Alliance

Houston, Memphis, SMU and Wichita State to face SEC foes

POSTED: July 9, 2019 -- 1:40 p.m. CT

The American Athletic Conference and Southeastern Conference (SEC) revealed the matchups for their men's basketball nonconference scheduling alliance set to begin in the 2019-20 season.

Four teams from each league will square off in nonconference play in home-and-home series starting this season. Times for each matchup will be determined by the schools.

Memphis takes on Georgia at FedExForum while Wichita State hosts Ole Miss at Koch Arena. Houston heads to South Carolina and SMU goes to Vanderbilt. Return matchups will take place in the 2020-21 season.

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2019 American/SEC Alliance Matchups

Houston at South Carolina – December 8, 2019

Georgia at Memphis – January 4, 2020

Ole Miss at Wichita State – January 4, 2020

SMU at Vanderbilt – January 4, 2020

The American enjoyed one of the best seasons in league history in 2018-19 with seven teams reaching postseason play. That mark, along with seven 20-win teams last season, set new highs for the conference.

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